One of Tasmania’s best wilderness cruises. We venture deep into the UNESCO Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area to share with you, the ancient rainforest, mysterious history and colourful characters of Tasmania’s west coast. We look forward to welcoming you aboard Spirit of the Wild to enjoy our award-winning cruises.
What To Expect
Our multi-award winning Tasmanian-owned cruises showcase an amazing part of the state that remains untouched by civilisation. We have cruises from one hour to half a day, so if you’re planning your time in Strahan – why not see and do it all? Join the Gordon River Cruise for a relaxing cruise including a buffet lunch. Glide across Australia’s second largest harbour and down the Gordon River; or venture into the human and natural history of the area aboard The Pillinger Explorer.
Gordon River Cruise
From $140 per person
Cruising aboard Spirit of the Wild on our national award-winning Gordon River Cruise, you will experience quiet cruising with electric motors while taking in the tranquil surrounds of the Gordon River. Our dedicated guides and character-based interpretation will take you through the history of this remarkable place as you cruise across Macquarie Harbour to Hells Gates and then on to the Gordon River.
Would you like to explore the Gordon River in style? Join our summer Evening Dinner Cruise, including visits to the Gordon River, Heritage Landing, Sarah Island, Hells Gates for sunset and enjoy a full dinner experience while on board. Includes chef-prepared buffet dinner, two walking tours, dedicated on-board guides and quiet cruising on the Gordon River with Spirit of the Wild's unique hybrid drive system.
The Pillinger Explorer is a small-group tour that takes guests deep into the Tasmanian wilderness to discover the sights and stories of the historical town of Pillinger, on the shores of Macquarie Harbour.
Pennicott Wilderness Journeys is one of Australia's leading ecotourism operators. Founded by Robert Pennicott in 1999, the multi-award winning company operates tours from Hobart, Bruny Island and Port Arthur in Tasmania and Wilsons Promontory in Victoria.
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Come with us to the most special and remote parts of our beautiful island state. Join us for a short action-packed day trip, or spend a few days with us on a totally-immersive wilderness camp in Tasmania's Southwest National Park.